I ain't trying to bid
Now I run up in cribs,

from Nas – 1996 Freestyle Lyrics on Rap Genius


I cant go back to jail, wtf am i going to do? This is direct contrast to the drug game in verse 1, where he’s pollying with the Mobb. Now he’s resorted to low life kidnapping and stickup kid stuff.

How the mighty have fallen

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